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Riyadh appeals to people from all sectors of life. The area of Riyadh was once a small oasis popular for date gardens. The area started growing in the early 20th century and developed rapidly to become the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Today...more

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Riyadh appeals to people from all sectors of life. The area of Riyadh was once a small oasis popular for date gardens. The area started growing in the early 20th century and developed rapidly to become the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Today Riyadh is a modern metropolis that offers its residents and visitors with the best facilities. Despite the development, Riyadh still maintains its dignity and its essence of being the heart of Saudi Arabia.
Most of the streets and avenues in Riyadh are lined with date palms and shaded trees. In the surroundings of Riyadh, visitors can get the opportunity of seeing original wadis. When visiting the attractions in Riyadh visitors should keep in mind that most of the attractions remain closed on weekends (Thursday and Friday) and there are different timings for families and men. The National Museum and the Masmak Fortress are among the most visited attractions in the city.
For shoppers Riyadh offers some excellent opportunities. There are numerous shopping malls all around the city where visitors can find all types of items. Some of the best malls in Riyadh include the Al Faisaliah, Localizer Mall, Al Mamlaka and the Sahara Mall. For those who wish to enjoy a traditional shopping experience, the Souq al-Thumairi located near the Masmak Fortress is a good place to visit.

Nearby Airports

Riyadh is served by the King Khaled Airport, located about 35 Km away from the city center. Taxis are available from the airport to the city center and are usually around SR 45-55. From the airport to the city it takes around 30 minutes.

Halal Restaurants

In Riyadh all restaurants serve halal food. Some of the best restaurants in Riyadh include Assaraya, Piatto, Avadh, Fairuz Garden, Al-Nakheel, Teatro, Chilis, etc. In Riyadh visitors can find a variety of cuisines including authentic Middle Eastern and different international cuisines.

Mosques

Riyadh has numerous mosques and locating one is never a hassle. The main mosque in Riyadh is the Great Mosque of Riyadh. The other prominent mosques in Riyadh include the Prince Abdullah Mosque, which is the highest mosque in the world; Zulqurnain Mosque, Suleiman Bin Abdullah Mosque, Sudairy Mosque, Sheikh Mohammed bin Saleh Al Uthaymeen, etc.

Things to Do and See in Riyadh

  • Masmak Fortress
  • National Museum
  • Murabba Palace
  • City of old Diriyah
  • Kingdom Centre
  • WadiHanifa
  • Al-Dir'iyyah


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